Dmitry Gudkov (mathematician)


Dmitrii Andreevich Gudkov (1918–1992; alternative spelling Dmitry) was a Soviet mathematician famous for his work on Hilbert's sixteenth problem and the related Gudkov's conjecture in algebraic geometry.[1] He was a student of Aleksandr Andronov.[2][3][4]

Selected papersEdit

  • D. A. Gudkov, "The topology of real projective algebraic varieties", Russian Mathematical Surveys, 1974, 29 (4), pp. 1–79 (translated from the Russian original).
  • D. A. Gudkov "Periodicity of the Euler characteristic of real algebraic (M—1)-manifolds", Functional Analysis and Its Applications, April–June, 1973, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp. 98–102 (translated from the Russian original).
  • D.A Gudkov. "Ovals of sixth order curves". in the book Nine Papers on Hilbert's 16th Problem American Mathematical Society 112, pp. 9–14 (translated from the Russian original).


  1. ^ V. Kharlamov – Topology of Real Algebraic Varieties and Related Topics, pp. 1–10
  2. ^ Vladimir I. ArnoldReal Algebraic Geometry, p. 44
  3. ^ Dmitry Gudkov at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ Jeremy Gray – The Hilbert Challenge, p. 147